Thunder, Lightning & Great Balls of Fire

Private Viewing Space for Thunder Over Louisville

3 Days  |  April 19-21, 2019

Starting At $359.00
In our typically Spectacular-Style, we have taken a great American Event, added a few unusual features and created a Tour-Friendly, Sophisticated-Party. Join us for Thunder Over Louisville with the music of Jerry Lee Lewis on Friday Night and the Air Show and Fireworks from our Private Catered Spot on the riverbank.

Thunder, Lightning & Great Balls of Fire

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  • Great Balls of Fire Dinner Show
  • Exclusive Group Space for:
    • Thunder Over Louisville Air Show
    • Lightning Fireworks Extravaganza
  • Catered Dinner for Thunder & Lightning
    • Tables & Chairs in a Private Viewing Area
  • Two Nights First Class Hotel
  • Two Breakfasts
  • Two Dinners
  • Taxes, Tips & Luggage Handling
  • One Free Double with Every 16 Paid

Prices Per Person

$359 Double

$349 Triple . . . $309 Quad  . . . $489 Single



  • 1st Deposit $100 per group to hold space
  • 2nd Deposit $75 per person January 18, 2019
  • Final payment March 1, 2019

Cancellation policy:

  • First Penalty: March 1, 2019   $75.00 per person
  • Second Penalty: April 5, 2019   50% per person
  • Third Penalty: April 17, 2019   100% per person


This tour requires walking.  The first evenings venue is a historic building and restrooms are on the second floor.

If you need motorcoach transportation, check out our travel affiliate for the best prices.


Day 1 – Arrive Jeffersonville, IN – Great Balls of Fire Dinner Show

All groups arrive this afternoon and check-in to their local hotels for a two night stay.   Once everyone has a chance to freshen up you will join us for a 1950’s costumed dinner, dance and concert at “The Grand,” a beautiful theater from the Vaudeville era.  The evening includes a plated dinner, followed by a rock n’ roll show featuring the music of Jerry Lee Lewis.  “Great Balls of Fire” it’s going to be a wowser of a night, complete with a dance and costume competition.

This is a casual dress event where donning 50s era clothing is an opportunity to dress up, but not a requirement. Those who enjoy costumes and dance will entertain the rest of us. (D) 

Note:  This evenings venue is a historic building and restrooms are on the second floor.


Day 2 – Thunder & Lightning 

The morning is free time. We are happy to add local tours and attractions or you can create your own complimentary tour concept to accompany our afternoon and evening at the Piazza de U S Tours.

Our private viewing area, courtyard or esplanade is a paved piece of land shaded by a bridge on the Jeffersonville shore of the Ohio River, and is arguably the best viewpoint for both the airshow starting at 2:30pm, and the fireworks at 9:30pm.   You will have tables and chairs without a crowd, From 2:30pm-9:00pm is one of America’s Top Air Shows with more than 30 fly-overs. You’ll see units such as the U S Army Golden Knights & The Canadian Harvards, WWII B-25s, EC-3 AWACS, F-16 Vipers, F-18 Hornets, C-17 Cargo Planes, Helicopter Squadrons and much more.   Plus you enjoy the narrative and historical commentary piped in by radio to explain all the history and pageantry in the show. All from your comfortable seats in our private secured location while 600,000 suffer the atmosphere of Standing Room Only in Louisville.

Just a sample of what you will see.

Dinner will be served at approximately 6:00 pm. It will be a delicious buffet catered by a local restaurant that includes dessert, plus coffee, tea and water.  It’s a civilized setting amidst the festival madness where you feel as though the show is a private event for you alone.

Then at 9:30 pm, the Thunder Fireworks begin. This is the nation’s largest annual fireworks display, and again you have the best seats in town.   In its 29th year, serving as the kick-off event for Kentucky Derby Festival, it’s the kind of show you have to see to believe.   It’s almost magical, as the producers pack 60 tons of firepower into 28 minutes.   It’s a heart stopping, eye-popping show filled with a soundtrack where everyone will be able to related to a couple of the songs.  It’s the kind of show you have to see to believe, it’s the kind of show that needs to be felt and heard.  When you are here in person, you can FEEL the fireworks pounding in your chest and the concrete vibrate underneath your feet.

It’s Thunder, Lightning & Great Balls of Fire. (B,D)

Day 3 – Departure

This morning you either depart for home or add additional sites in this area to your itinerary. (B)

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